Donald Trump Cancels Ottumwa Visit


Update: Donald Trump’s campaign canceled his planned Ottumwa Rally Tuesday following logistical and safety concerns with landing at the Ottumwa Airport. Trump will host a rally in Council Bluffs instead.


Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump will make a campaign stop in Ottumwa on Wednesday.

Trudy Caviness, Chair of the Wapello County Republican Party confirmed for Ottumwa Radio News that Trump will visit the Ottumwa Regional Airport Wednesday afternoon.

Trump is scheduled to hold a rally at the airport at 2:30 on Wednesday, September 28th. Doors open at 11:30.

Tickets are available on a first-come first-serve basis at the Donald Trump website here. Users are limited to two tickets per mobile phone number.

Please limit personal items and arrive early to expedite entrance into the venue – please note, NO homemade signs, banners, professional cameras with a detachable lens, tripods, monopods, selfie sticks, back packs or large bags will be permitted into the venue.

Trump will appear later that day at the Waukesha County Expo Center in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

The announcement came about two hours before the start of the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY.

Trump last appeared in Ottumwa on January 9th, just weeks before the Iowa Caucuses kicked off the primary season.

Democratic Candidate Hillary Clinton last visited Ottumwa early in the election cycle, on July 8th, 2015. President Bill Clinton made a campaign stop just days before the Iowa Caucus.

More details are expected soon.

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